Alberta has its own regulations for charitable lotteries. At Simplyk, we strive to make your work simpler. We’ve broken down some of the regulations of online gaming in your province, so that you can easily set up a successful raffle for your organization. Keep in mind that if you are looking to raise money through a prize draw, raffle, 50/50 or other game, you will need to follow the regulations imposed by the Alberta Gaming Liquor & Cannabis Agency and obtain a license.
In Alberta, the online gaming rules are different depending on the total ticket value. The total ticket value is the number of tickets multiplied by the price of each ticket.
For any game with the total ticket value below $100,000, you can use online payment methods, such as Simplyk’s ticketing for your raffles. There are certain conditions that apply:
Do you want more specifics on the rules for online gaming? You can find them in the Alberta Electronic Raffle Handbook.
For any draws with total ticket value over $100,000, an electronic raffle system can be used through a registered gaming supplier.
Unsure about how the regulations apply to your use of online methods for your gaming? We suggest you include how you plan to sell and distribute your tickets when applying for your gaming license.